Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Regional District of Nanaimo

Notice of Employment Opportunity

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Permanent Full Time Position - External Posting


The Regional District of Nanaimo has an employment opportunity for a (GIS)Technician in the Information Technology (IT) and GIS Department.

Reporting to the Manager of Information Technology and Geographic Information Systems (IT and GIS), the successful candidate will be responsible for the design, development, maintenance and management of the geographic information system databases to produce the RDN Cadastral Mapping System. This position will also be responsible for managing various digital mapping projects and providing digital mapping and technical support to other departments. In addition, this position provides technical assistance to staff from other departments regarding map and data interpretation, graphic presentation, legal survey calculation and measurement, land area measurements, title searches and photo interpretation. Duties will also include responding to general inquiries from the public and government agencies regarding mapping and property issues, house numbering, and receiving and registering new legal plans.

This is a permanent full time Union position. The (2018) rate of pay is $33.90 to $35.68 per hour. The position offers an attractive benefits package as provided within the Collective Agreement between the Regional District of Nanaimo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining their education, experience and qualifications as it relates to this position.

Please quote Competition 2018-93 and submit via email to or fax to 250-390-4163. Applications can also be sent to the attention of Human Resources at Main Reception Administrative Building, Regional District of Nanaimo, 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm, on October 26th , 2018

If you would like information specific to this position, please contact Mike Moody at

Thank you for your interest in this position- only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Regional District of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Geographic Information Systems
Posted: October 5, 2018, 11:24 am
Expires: October 26, 2018, 4:00 pm

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